Pia R.

asked • 04/14/19

Why is ATP an important molecule in metabolism?

a. Its terminal phosphate group contains a strong covalent bond that does not contain much chemical energy

b. Its hydrolysis provides an input of free energy for exergonic reactions

c. It provides energy coupling between exergonic and endergonic reactions.

d. It can be used to rediuce NADP+ to create NADPH, an important redox molecule.

e. It permits long-term storage of chemical energy in the cell.

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Morgan P. answered • 04/14/19

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